Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 24 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +33
Permanent jobs citing Retail 304 311 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.70% 8.03% 8.03%
As % of the General category 19.92% 18.73% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 230 246 234
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -18.60%
10th Percentile £8,775 £29,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,350
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,526 1,660 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.64% 42.87% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,324 1,341
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 120 (39.47%) Finance
2 100 (32.89%) Manufacturing
3 80 (26.32%) SAP
4 72 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (23.03%) Microsoft
6 65 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (20.72%) Publishing
8 62 (20.39%) SQL
9 54 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (16.78%) Self-Motivation
11 49 (16.12%) Marketing
12 47 (15.46%) E-Commerce
13 44 (14.47%) Analytics
14 43 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (13.82%) SQL Server
16 40 (13.16%) Project Management
17 35 (11.51%) Degree
18 32 (10.53%) .NET
19 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (9.87%) Presales
20 29 (9.54%) JavaScript
21 28 (9.21%) HTML
22 27 (8.88%) CRM
22 27 (8.88%) Logistics
23 26 (8.55%) Scrum
24 25 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
25 24 (7.89%) Oracle
25 24 (7.89%) Google
25 24 (7.89%) Social Media
26 23 (7.57%) Project Planning

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.63%) CMS
1 8 (2.63%) WordPress
2 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.99%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.66%) Apache
3 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.66%) IIS
3 2 (0.66%) JBoss
3 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (4.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (3.29%) SAP APO
2 10 (3.29%) SAP QM
2 10 (3.29%) SAP SCM
3 7 (2.30%) SAP EWM
4 6 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.99%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.99%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.99%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.99%) SAP GTS
8 2 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.66%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Magento
9 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.95%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (3.62%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.99%) Office 365
7 2 (0.66%) Fastly
7 2 (0.66%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.66%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.33%) AdWords
8 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.33%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) Panaya
8 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.25%) Firewall
2 16 (5.26%) Wireless
3 12 (3.95%) LAN
3 12 (3.95%) WAN
4 8 (2.63%) WLAN
5 7 (2.30%) DNS
6 5 (1.64%) Internet
6 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.32%) DHCP
7 4 (1.32%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.32%) RFID
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.99%) MPLS
8 3 (0.99%) Network Security
9 2 (0.66%) BGP
9 2 (0.66%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.66%) IPsec
9 2 (0.66%) VLAN
9 2 (0.66%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.29%) Big Data
7 10 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.97%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.97%) MySQL
10 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.32%) Power BI
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.99%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 16 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.61%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.63%) eCATT
3 8 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.63%) LSMW
4 5 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.32%) JIRA
5 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) Gradle
7 1 (0.33%) JHipster
7 1 (0.33%) JUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Mockito
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.33%) webpack
7 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (39.47%) Finance
2 100 (32.89%) Manufacturing
3 63 (20.72%) Publishing
4 49 (16.12%) Marketing
5 23 (7.57%) Legal
5 23 (7.57%) Telecoms
6 16 (5.26%) Automotive
7 13 (4.28%) Advertising
8 9 (2.96%) Banking
8 9 (2.96%) Billing
9 6 (1.97%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (17.43%) Developer
2 48 (15.79%) Consultant
3 35 (11.51%) Project Manager
4 31 (10.20%) Architect
5 28 (9.21%) SAP Consultant
6 27 (8.88%) Analyst
7 18 (5.92%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.93%) Senior Manager
8 15 (4.93%) Senior Project Manager
9 14 (4.61%) SAP Architect
10 13 (4.28%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.95%) Logistics Consultant
11 12 (3.95%) Support Consultant
12 10 (3.29%) IT Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) SAP Logistics Consultant
13 9 (2.96%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.96%) Senior Architect
13 9 (2.96%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.53%) .NET
2 28 (9.21%) HTML
3 23 (7.57%) CSS
4 18 (5.92%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.93%) jQuery
6 10 (3.29%) EDI
7 8 (2.63%) IDoc
8 7 (2.30%) HTML5
8 7 (2.30%) REST
8 7 (2.30%) RESTful
8 7 (2.30%) Spring
8 7 (2.30%) Web Services
9 6 (1.97%) .NET Core
9 6 (1.97%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.64%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.64%) SAPUI5
11 4 (1.32%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.99%) CSS3
12 3 (0.99%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (16.78%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (7.89%) Social Media
4 18 (5.92%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.59%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.95%) EPoS
7 9 (2.96%) FMCG
7 9 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.63%) LIMS
9 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.99%) Clustering
11 3 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.66%) Blog
12 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.92%) Windows
2 8 (2.63%) Linux
3 6 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.32%) Unix
4 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.66%) Android
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.46%) E-Commerce
4 44 (14.47%) Analytics
5 43 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (13.16%) Project Management
7 30 (9.87%) Presales
8 27 (8.88%) CRM
8 27 (8.88%) Logistics
9 26 (8.55%) Scrum
10 23 (7.57%) Project Planning
11 22 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (7.24%) Integration Testing
12 21 (6.91%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (6.91%) ITIL
12 21 (6.91%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.91%) TDD
13 20 (6.58%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.92%) Migration
15 17 (5.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.39%) SQL
2 29 (9.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.24%) C#
4 21 (6.91%) Java
5 18 (5.92%) PHP
6 14 (4.61%) ABAP
7 8 (2.63%) C
8 7 (2.30%) Python
9 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.97%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.64%) X++
11 3 (0.99%) Java 8
11 3 (0.99%) R
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.66%) C++
12 2 (0.66%) Go
12 2 (0.66%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.66%) Ruby
12 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (11.51%) Degree
2 19 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.93%) APMP
5 8 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.97%) ISEB
7 4 (1.32%) CCDP
7 4 (1.32%) CISM
7 4 (1.32%) CISSP
7 4 (1.32%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.32%) OCP
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) CCNP
8 3 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.66%) CISA
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.59%) QA
2 12 (3.95%) SLA
3 10 (3.29%) GDPR
4 6 (1.97%) PMO
5 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.32%) Docker
4 2 (0.66%) Squid
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Terraform
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.66%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (26.32%) SAP
2 70 (23.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.89%) Google
3 24 (7.89%) Oracle
4 17 (5.59%) Twitter
5 9 (2.96%) BT
6 8 (2.63%) Cisco
7 6 (1.97%) HP
7 6 (1.97%) VMware
8 5 (1.64%) Dell
8 5 (1.64%) Facebook
8 5 (1.64%) Juniper
8 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.64%) Tableau
9 4 (1.32%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.32%) Citrix
9 4 (1.32%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.99%) Remedy
10 3 (0.99%) Sage